- Sunny's husband Daniel Weber was seen dancing with bikini girlsSee Deepika Padukone what men want!See Mira Rajput and Shahid Kapoor's roka cermony!Interesting Facts about Meena Kumari 'The Tragedy Queen'Watch \'Kuch Kuch Locha Hai\' trailerSalman Khan’s ex -flame Somy Ali sexually assaultedWhy Katrina-Ranbir starrer Jagga Jasoos is getting delayedDeepika to decide if she wants to have sex before or after marriageHema malini and Dharmendra all set to become nana-naniOMG! Is Aamir Khan taking steroids?
Kidambi Srikanth on Sunday gave delight to the nation by clinching men's singles titles at
Sriprakash Jaiswal in controversy over sexist remark Last Updated : 02 Oct 2012 07:32:35 PM IST File photo of India's Union Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal.
Union Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal found himself at the centre of a controversy on Tuesday over his sexist remark that wives lose charm over time in New Delhi.
Jaiswal found himself at the centre of a controversy on Tuesday over his sexist remark that wives lose charm over time, sparking an outrage among women's groups which dubbed the comment as "disgusting and derogatory".
Facking flak for his remarks at a Kavi sammelan in Kanpur on Sunday night, Jaiswal offered an apology, saying he had no intention to hurt the sentiments of women.
Jaiswal also came under attack from opposition BJP which raised questions on his continuance in the Union Cabinet.
Protestors including women burnt effigies of Jaiswal and blackened posters with his face on it in his home town in Kanpur.
Jaiswal, who was addressing the sammelan when news of India's victory over Pakistan in a ICC World Twenty20 match in Sri Lanka came in, said that like an old victory wives lose charm as time goes by.
Observing that people became excited after India's victory, Jaiswal said, "new new victory and new new wedding, both of them have their own importance.
As time will pass, the victory will become old. As time passes wife also becomes old, that charm does not sustain."
Jaiswal claimed today his comments were misconstrued and taken out of context and that he apologised for the same if they have hurt the sentiments of women.
"When I was inaugurating a Kavi sammelan news came that India beat Pakistan and people started bursting crackers. I stopped the sammelan and said that you celebrate the victory first since the charm of celebration is for new victory only.
If it will get old the charm will get lost like the way a wife gets old then celebration of marriage does not remain that enjoyable. Similarly, if the victory will become old you will not enjoy celebration in the morning. My remarks have been misonstrued," he told reporters in Delhi.
"The comment is really derogatory," said Mamata Sharma, Chairperson of National Commission for Women(NCW) while BJP's women's wing chief Smriti Irani called the remarks "preposterous and disgusting."
Congress distanced itself from the remarks of Jaiswal.
"Since he has already clarified/explained/apologised, the matter should rest there," Congress spokesman Manish Tiwari told reporters in Delhi.
Post Your Comment (0 posted):
For Sunny Leone's husband Daniel Weber, his wife is not sext enough! Is it so?
- See Deepika Padukone what men want!
- See Mira Rajput and Shahid Kapoor's roka cermony!
- Pics: Interesting Facts about Meena Kumari 'The Tragedy Queen'
- Watch 'Kuch Kuch Locha Hai' trailer
- Salman Khan’s ex -flame Somy Ali sexually assaulted
- India by the Nile: Big B stunned by fans in Egypt
- Why Katrina-Ranbir starrer Jagga Jasoos is getting delayed
- Deepika to decide if she wants to have sex before or after marriage
Salem Hajdarovac says he didn't sleep for a week when he heard his workshop had been gran
Mobile commerce is likely to overtake e-commerce in the next few years, spurred by the con